Welcome to the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections!

The library is home to earth, climate, environmental science, and geospatial publications, including popular science and children’s science books. We are also home to an extensive map collection and the Stanford Geospatial Center.

Stop by if you're looking for a place to work, study or simply destress with one of our jigsaw puzzles or board games! 


Entry Requirements

  • Your current Stanford ID card or Library-issued card
  • Visitors must sign in at the desk and present a government-issued ID 


Branner Library News

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Nikoo Parsizadeh

Welcome Nikoo Parsizadeh!

May 10, 2023
by Aparna Sharma

We are pleased to announce that Nikoo Parsizadeh joined LiMa Science Library as Evening Circulation Supervisor, previously held by Cristina Flores-Herrera.

Nikoo began her journey with us Monday, May 8th, 2023, and reports to me. As Evening Circulation Supervisor, Nikoo will be assisting users at the circulation desk, evening circulation supervision, and handling acquisitions among other responsibilities.

Nikoo comes to us with more than 4 years of experience, having worked at the Mountain View public library.

A screen grab of the Taube Archive website

Stanford Libraries launches Taube Archive of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, 1945-46

The Taube Archive of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, 1945-1946 (IMT) is now available as the result of a partnership between the Stanford Libraries and the Stanford Center for Human Rights and International Justice. This online archive makes available to the global audience digitized versions of the original, unpublished, and complete official record of the IMT.

Julie Sweetkind-Singer

Associate University Librarian for Collections and Public Services

DMP Tool / Amy Hodge